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  ABC    ABC7 News 430AM    News  News/Business. New. (CC)  

    October 8, 2012
    4:30 - 5:00am PDT  

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captioned by closed captioning services, inc. good monday morning. i'm kristen sze. i'm eric thomas. great weekend for fleet week and all the eventses. we may have a chang in weather coming. -- good morning. live doppler 7 hd if you are worried about wet weather that was possible it is not out there this morning, dry commute hardly any clouds. we'll start to see those increase into the afternoon. as far as what is going to happen, temperatures are going to run cooler once again that means 60s and 70s across the board. the coast sunshine mixed with clouds, a little breezy, 59 to 63. bay 64 to 70. below average inland with 67
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to 74. no wetness on the roads so far. good commute on the san mateo bridge, headlights eastbound toward hayward and westbound looking good. 6:00 this morning eastbound there will be construction on the san mateo bridge. bay bridge light, no traffic heading into san francisco. from tracy to the altamont pass right now speeds at limit 15 minutes headed into the dublin pleasanton area. westbound 4 somersville debris in the right lane drivers are swerving there, so be careful. in oakland this morning cleanup crews will be sweeping up debris and graffiti left by anti-afghan war protest that go out of control. amy hollyfield is live to tell house is behind it. >> reporter: take a look at city hall. they haven't even boarded up the doors here yet. still huge holes where they
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bashed in the windows here and vandals didn't stop here. they also bashed in windows at several buildings downtown at&t building, police rhee ing station. they stuck to the -- to the area around city hall, franklin, 20th, they trashed four cars on franklin and one of the owners was disgusted. >> i don't know what message they are sending. they need to educate themselves. we are just hardworking people, average people. >> reporter: this started as an occupy oakland rally 6:00 last night there was anti-war protesters thrown in. police say they weren't expecting this, they didn't have enough officers ready to go for such a violent protest. it happened so quickly, it lasted 30 minutes, a little up to an hour.
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they didn't have enough time to call in mutual aid. they said they generally had to stand back and not move in. private security has been called. there's an officer stationed here in front of city hall keeping an eye on it since it is vulnerable. there's a hole in the window. private security here keeping an eye on it. we've seen a couple officers in front of some banks. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >> the family of a hercules woman found stabbed to death in her home will hold a memorial tonight. they are asking to you keep an eye open for a particular vehicle. lilian kim has the latest. >> reporter: they've been on the phones and internet nonstop. following up on leads and doing everything they can to spread the word about their mother's murder. >> like i said, you can't just
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have your mom go so suddenly and not do anything about it. we have to fight all of us. >> reporter: 55-year-old suzie was found dead inside her home friday night her family says she was stabbed. a neighbor discovered her body after getting word she never showed up at the airport to pick up her husband. her children suspect the person entered the house through the unlocked sliding door. >> my mom was living there by herself for quite sometime. anyone who happened to pass by might have brought someone with them who was keen on these observations and taken advantage of that. >> reporter: one key piece of evidence missing her light blue 2011 outback. her children have posted pictures of the it on a
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website they created and facebook page which has been seen by at least 5,000 people so far. >> it is hard talking about her, i want to break down every time i think about her. but i'm trying to focus on calling for action and focusing on finding this car and the person who did it. >> reporter: the family plans to hold a candlelight vigil here at the family home tonight at 8:30. lilian kim, abc7 news. new this morning, oakland police trying to solve the mystery surrounding dead body found in a parked car. officers were notified about the vehicle near the recreation center after 5:00 yesterday. inside they found a decomposing body wrapped in cloth. gas prices continue to climb in california. help could be on the way. report out this morning shows
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prices in san francisco $4.74 for regular. in oakland and san jose, $4.68. higher since yesterday. governor brown has ordered immediate action, urging the selling of cheaper winter blend to start earlier than usual. senator feinstein has asked the ftc to investigate the hike. more on that in a live report. the first nobel pooh -- nobel prize of the year are being announced this morning. the committee says two research remembers have revolutionized the understanding of how cells and organisms develop. the committee will be announcing other awards throughout the week. president obama is coming to the bay area today to make a lash dash for campaign cash before the november election.
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signs are springing up outside the hotel in san francisco where he has an event late afternoon. then the civic auditorium for fundraising concert and rally headlined by john legend. before the concert, $20,000 per person dinner prepared by celebrity chefs. attended by 49ers quarterback smith. last night the president spoke to thousands at the nokia theater in los angeles after performances by entertainers. he marvels how they perform flawlessly, night after night but cannot say the same for himself. tahman bradley will have more on the latest poll coming up in 12 minutes. fleet week wraps up today with tours of ships from the u.s. navy, coast guard and
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royal canadian navy. they start at 9:00 this morning, will draw big crowds until they close 4:00 this afternoon. weekend performances by the blue angels, plus america's cup and hardly strictly bluegrass festival drew massive crowds to san francisco and other smaller events. bart ridership hit record highs saturday there were over 319,000 riding bart, compared to the normal 200,000. it topped the record set in september of 2007 when the bay bridge was closed foreca three sporting events. when the blue angels zipping along over the bay, do you know how close together they are? wings are 18 inch as part. -- inches apart. >> of course we had perfect weather.
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cooler weather on the way. 45 santa rosa, 48 half moon bay, low to mid 50s san rafael 58, antioch 60. still watching area of low pressure drawing closer to san francisco, mix of sun and clouds today like over the weekend. since it is drawing closer also bringing cooler weather maybe one to three degrees cooler today than yesterday, temperatures across the board below average 40s, 50s 7:00 mostly clear skies, warming slowly noon mid to upper 60s bay and inland upper 50s coast 4:00 low 70s inland upper 60s bay low 60s coast you need a jacket during the evening, 50s and 60s. next three days chance of showers mainly to the south around monterey bay and south tuesday and wednesday.
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thursday start to see maybe a very tiny warming trend in the 70s across the board along our inland neighborhoods. 60s bay, 50s coast. good morning. good ride so far, live shot of the golden gate bridge no roadwork this morning configured now three lanes south, two lanes north they will change that when the commute gets underway fully. highway 4 westbound at somersville debris in lanes. eastbound 4 between bailey and railroad avenue most of the day until 1:00 this afternoon, expecting roadwork there as well. our waze app, a map showing pleasant hill road heading to highway 24. last night we had a fatal accident and wires are down in the road pleasant hill before 24 until 6:00 before they think to have that cleaned up. you want to take taylor east to 680 to get back to highway
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24 if you would like to download this free app, join other traffic spotters, abc7news.com/waze. >> 4:41. >> meningitis scare continues to grow, the california clinics linked to the crisis. generous recycling program is a success. how you end up paying for fraud, coming up. first tech bites. google expands the online video site adding dozens of new channels with professionally produced content expanding into europe. the company could pay hundreds of millions for videos. resident evil 6, features several games and different styles. the game is too ambitious. >> never settles down and focuses on doing one thing well.
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there's a lot of ideas, thrown in together like the kitchen sink. >> resident evil 6 available for playstation 3 and x-box 360. some day you may get a hug every time you like on facebook. m.i.t. researchers have come up with a like a hug vest it inflates, no word when it will
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good morning. columbus day this monday, clear skies at least you will later on. mike will tell us about a change coming. pharmacy deadly out break of fungal meningitis is voluntarily recalling all of is proud dubs. this morning more than 90 confirmed cases in nine states, seven people have died. it issued recall out of caution. the fda issued an alert to the
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medical community not to use the company's products. four facilities in california are among those that received shipments of potentially contaminated drugs the cyprus center and ukiah valley medical center where patients could have been exposed. the other clinics on the list are in palmdale and encino. in california's recycling program is costing the state tens of millions. . people in nevada and arizona drive chance across the border to collect nickels on deposits that were never paid. the government estimates the cost of fraud at 40 million dollars a year. industry experts say it is more like 200 million dollars a year. more trouble for tsa. what an uncover investigation discovered about questionable security screenings. >> plus, blast off.
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resupply mission to the international space station underway this morning. how you can catch a glimpse of the station in the bay area tonight. freak accident at an annual hot-air balloon festival. what happened that caused a balloon to go up in flame.
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mix of sunshine and clouds and well below averages, low 60s coast, mid 60s around 70 bay, mid 60s to mid 70s inland. east bay valleys low to mid 70s. fall everywhere on the map. 50s and 60s across the east new orleans 75, miami 88. with this sprawling fall air mass there's not much of a chance of severe weather. storms towards charlotte and atlanta check ahead there.
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back at home quiet. flight tracker abc7news.com. california's first and only african-american lt. governor has died. he rose to power in the early 60s in southern california he served in the state assembly and senate. he became the state's second in command in 1974 when jerry brown won his first term as governor. he served 12 years in congress, he was 86. presidential race tightening both on the road. president obama coming to san francisco this afternoon. mitt romney is enjoying a bounce in virginia to talk foreign policy. tahman bradley has the latest. >> reporter: overnight, the stars came out to help president obama. bill clinton and katy perry were on hand at a fundraiser
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one of five vents expected to ad 10 million dollars to the campaign -- after mr. obama and democrats raised 181 million dollars last month. thanking the performers the president made a joke about his lackluster performance last week. >> the president: they perform flawlessly, night after night. i can't always say the same. >> reporter: mitt romney is on the stump, drawing huge crowds, 9,000 in florida. >> you have the chance to hear his answers or his nonanswers. [ laughing ] >> now of course we are hearing his excuses. >> reporter: new poll confirms rom tphaoep picked up momentum after the debate, president obama is leading three points after up by six points at his peak. tahman bradley, abc news, washington. report out in new jersey about the work of tsa screeners. the report says screeners at newark liberty airport
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executed pat-downs on passengers less than 17% of the time. they identified and took appropriate action on banned items 25% of the time. the report was compiled by undercover teams of tsa agents over several months. tsa says it will use the report to improve practices around the. this morning commercial supply him headed to the international space station. >> 2, 1 and liftoff! >> spacex launched last night. the capsule carrying 1,000 pounds of supplies, including chocolate/vanilla swirl ice cream. this is the first of 12 resupply missions contracted by nasa with the private spacex. nasa is relying on private business to resupply the space station since all shuts are retired.
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>> you will be able to see the space station passing over the bay area tonight. check the time of the space station passing overhead in san francisco tonight look up at 8:31 it will appear as a bright star moving slowly across the sky you can also catch it tomorrow night at 7:42 if the skies are clear enough. >> will the weather be permitting? >> i think there will be a few clouds but you will be able to see, fascinating, look up, there it goes. >> open up the weather window and we are looking from vollmer peak towards the bay bridge toward san francisco you can see how clear it is this morning just a few clouds, clouds will be thicker tomorrow and wednesday, chance of a shower or two especially around the monterey bay and
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south. today, dry, 40s around santa rosa and half moon bay. everybody else in the 50s, antioch 60. monterey bay low to mid 50s inland to salinas, gilroy 49. three highlights of this forecast, partly cloudy, a few degrees cooler today than yesterday. clouds tonight, enjoy the evening and watching the space station, take a coat it is going to be in the 50s and 60s showers possible tuesday and wednesday not a big deal now. upper 60s to low 70s, not much of a temperature spread across the south bay, 69 milpitas, mid 60s to 70 peninsula, low 60s coast this afternoon, low to mid 60s downtown, south san francisco, sausalito, upper 60s throw 70s north bay valleys, -- low 60s beaches,
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east bay shore mid 60s to 70 fremont. inland low to mid 70s throughout the east bay valley monterey bay mid to upper 60s with sun carmel 61, low to mid 70s morgan hill, gilroy and hollister. 65 tahoe, mid 70s chico and sacramento low to upper 70s san diego and los angeles 94 palm springs area of low pressure gets closer tomorrow, more clouds cooler chance of shower to the south as it gets closer it is going to start heading southeast best chance wednesday in the south and passes by and temperatures slowly warm this weekend closer to average until then much cooler. happy monday so far, light out there, columbus daylight, we hope. bay bridge heading into san francisco, traffic moving at the limit, towards treasure island. golden gate bridge just saw crews out they're going to refigure four lane southbound
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and two lanes northbound coming across that should be happening momentarily. walnut creek lafayette with waze app, southbound pleasant hill road before 24 last night there was a fatal accident they are still out there, there are wires down in the road they are hoping to have that open by 6 a.m.. for now you need to take geary road towards 680 to get back to highway 24 if you would like to download this free app, abc7news.com/waze. once again, it is free. convenience store clerk and this story is amazing, convenience store had the closest call of his life after a driver came crashing through his store. the camera caught it all on video. truck plowed through the front of this liquor store in carmichael, pinned and stunned employee behind the counter. he only suffered a few bumps and scratches. police arrested the driver for
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drunk driving. hot-air balloon festival in arizona had scary moment one of the balloons caught fire yesterday. balloon was being filled with propane when the tether rope snapped that caused the flames to ignite. pilot managed to steer the balloon away from the crowd it landed half mile way, fortunately, nobody injured. >> youtube video of a fight that broke out between two wedding parties at a philadelphia hotel yesterday. dozens of guests were involved. police had to use batons and tasers to break up the fight. 57-year-old uncle of one of the brides suffered a heart attack and later died. police made three arrests. no word on what sparked the fight. next, final preparations underway for the arrival of president obama. what is planned for his trip, next. firefighters pull a dozen cats out of a burning home. why that rescue may have been
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all for nothing. plus, major gas hike. new details on how crooks got more than $1,000 of fuel. good gored! that's a big pumpkin. that can mean own one thing in the bay area. we'll show you, coming up. have you heard of the new dialing procedure
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for the 408 and 669 area codes? no, what is it? starting october 20, 2012, if you have a 408 or 669 number, you'll need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number for all calls. o.k., but what if i have an 408 number and i'm calling a 408 number? you'll still need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number. so when in doubt, dial it out!